Sasha Avakyan is a high school student from Simi Valley, California. She is an instrumentalist and she enjoys spending time with her friends in various student-run clubs at school. After high school, she plans to attend a university program for biomedical engineering. Sasha strives to be an accomplished part of the Give More HUGS team and create a difference in the lives of individuals by serving as a leader. Give more HUGS is an experience she wishes to assume and carry through after completing her secondary education in order for benefits to be spread upon students regardless of their economic background and social status.